Members of the South Burnett Ratepayers Association and other Durong residents quizzed Councillors and senior staff on Monday evening in one of the fieriest of the South Burnett Regional Council’s recent round of nine “listening tours”.
The State Government will make $150,000 of grants available for Queensland Women’s Week celebrations in 2019, and community groups have been invited to apply for a share.
Sixteen South Burnett community groups will share $337,099 in grants from Round 97 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.
The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has risen from 8.4 to 9.2 per cent over the past year
About 50 model aircraft enthusiasts turned out at the KAMS airfield at Booie on Saturday
A former Nanango police officer with a colourful career was among the officers honoured around Queensland last month on National Police Remembrance Day.
Racegoers enjoyed perfect Spring weather at Wondai’s annual Caulfield Cup meeting on Saturday.
Four fire crews were dampening down a fire at Evans Road, Ballogie, on Monday afternoon.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has called for more police in the Murgon area after a violent home invasion early on Sunday morning during which a policeman was bashed with a rock.
Police are hunting a stolen silver-grey 2006 Toyota LandCruiser ute involved in violent incidents in the South Burnett on Monday morning
Queensland Health is alarmed that “gestational diabetes”, ie. affecting pregnant women, has become the fastest growing type of diabetes diagnosed in the State.
The recent storms in the South Burnett have eased pressure for Boondooma Dam irrigators, with water levels taking a sharp rise on Saturday.
The Red Earth Community Foundation held an information night in Kingaroy recently for people interested in taking part in the 2019 South Burnett Community Leadership Program.
Murgon’s third annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast, held on Friday morning, has raised more than $6000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
As expected, the South Burnett Race Club’s card for Saturday has drawn plenty of hopefuls. Candidates from Charleville, Miles, the Downs, Gympie, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane will keep punters and bookies on their toes
Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – always one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse on Saturday (October 20)
Kingaroy Police are appealing for information after a motorbike was stolen from the car park at the Aldi supermarket in Youngman Street on Wednesday.
The LNP’s attack on major supermarkets has been ramped up with Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett suggesting it was time for the “bastards to pay”.
The latest version of South Burnett Regional Council’s controversial “Draft Sport and Recreation Infrastructure and Strategic Plan” is now available to download.
Toowoomba Regional Council ratepayers will face between a 4.1 and 6 per cent rise in water charges after a review by the Queensland Treasury Corporation.
Thirty-three people have been charged with a total of 78 offences after drug raids in Murgon, Cherbourg, Kingaroy, Nanango, Blackbutt and Yarraman during the past week.
Local businesses have jumped on board to support the BlazeAid volunteers currently setting up camp in Kingaroy.
The $35 million maintenance works currently under way at Tarong Power Station will provide a boost to the South Burnett economy, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told State Parliament on Thursday.
Detectives have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Mondure man after an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a female backpacker.